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Birds of Prey for Beginners

Here at The Willows Bird of Prey Centre, we offer the amazing opportunity for our guests to try the birds of prey for beginners experience. We can provide an educational, yet exciting course for everyone to enjoy. In the beautiful Kent countryside, you will get to learn about various different species and get to enjoy their amazing personalities. We can guarantee every guest will take away memories to last a lifetime. You can meet birds like the happy Harris Hawks and the eccentric Eurasian Eagle-Owl.


The introduction package will not only amaze you, but it will also develop your general knowledge and understanding of our beautiful birds. The birds of prey for beginners course will start with a talk about each species’ history, you will also learn about general care, safety tips and handling guides to keep both guests and bird safe. With our state of the art equipment, the friendly flyers can give an experience that everyone will enjoy. The fantastic facilities allow each bird to spread their wings and be free, their welfare is important and we make sure every one of our feathered friends is safe and cared for.


We want everyone to get involved with our birds of prey for beginners courses, that is why everyone who attends the course can bring two guests for a small fee, to join in and meet our gorgeous raptors. Everyone is also given entry to the Coolings Green and Pleasant six-acre Nature Trail. The Willows Bird of Prey Centre also has a cosy Bluebird cafe with homemade cakes and hot drinks for guests to rest their feet and enjoy the views of the Kent countryside, they also offer breakfast, lunch and dinner for when you’re feeling especially hungry.


The Willows Bird of Prey Centre’s beginners experiences are a perfect gift for a loved one and we want to make the day special for everyone with our incredible feathered friends. From birthdays to school trips, we want to offer anyone and everyone the chance to come down to try our birds of prey for beginners experiences and learn about each species in great detail. With our great prices, every customer is certain to get the best experience for an amazing value, it’s not every day you get to hold a Hawk.

So, why not come down and enjoy our birds of prey for beginners packages? Our professional bird handlers can guarantee that every guest will leave our centre with big smiles and happy memories. Invite your friends and family and share the fun and excitement. We recommend that you call our team before booking online to ensure you get the perfect date and time slot you want. If you have any questions or enquiries, you can also email us at [email protected]